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Nigeria’s economic outlook remains challenging

“The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says Nigeria’s economic outlook for 2018 remains challenging” https://allafrica.com/stories/201807140271.html You may also be interested in:…

High Taxes: are they a problem for Africa?

Ugandans are angry over the newly introduced taxes on social media and mobile money. One could even claim that high…

Nigeria plans to diversify its economy

“The Nigerian government announced that it had commenced efforts to diversify the economy away from oil to forestall further economic…

Kenya, Uganda economies ride on agriculture to boost growth

“Agriculture was the main driver for the Kenyan and Ugandan economies in the first three months of this year, expanding…

Trade war between USA and China

“A trade war between the world’s two largest economies will officially begin Friday morning when the Trump administration follows through…

Heroin is Mozambique’s second biggest export

“Mozambique is a significant heroin transit centre and the trade has increased to 40 tonnes or more per year, making…

Zimbabweans: gloomy on economy, optimistic on elections

“Zimbabweans are downbeat about economic conditions but cautiously hopeful that free and fair elections will restore political legitimacy and launch…

Economy expected to grow 8.5 % in Ethiopia this year

Ethiopia could enjoy very strong growth in 2018: the economy is expected to grow by 8.5 per cent. http://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/business/Ethiopia-opens-up-economy-to-FDI-rooting-for-single-market/2560-4629844-g6p1huz/index.html You…

Kiir will meet Bashir

“Sudanese President Omar Bashir and his South Sudan counterpart Salva Kiir will next week hold talks on oil production to…

AFRICA’S ECONOMIC GROWTH ON THE RISE, DESPITE DEBT INCREASE

Several African countries have reported a rise in their GDP despite fears over increased debt according to ICAEW’s (the Institute…

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